Unity is Power at the Black Comix Expo in Brooklyn

The Black Comix Expo, co-presented by the Black Comics Collective and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, proved that the appetite for inclusive comics is only growing. Hundreds of blerds descended upon the Brooklyn arts organization on a mid-February afternoon to attend the free event, undeterred by the Sunday rainstorm. The expo worked in conjunction with…

Enter the Age of the Black Girl Genius

Grade school kids in the 90s didn’t have too many characters of color their own age to admire and idolize. For me, I latched on to female heroes like Jubilee and Storm of the X-Men, and Elisa Maza of the Gargoyles series. With the advent of diversity in media and a push to invest in science,…